Summary

Job Ref:

AW/0711022

Title:

Key Account Manager/Trainer - London and SE

Based:

London and SE

Salary:

£36,000 - £45,000 negotiable DOE plus bonus

The Role

The Company

Our client is a designer and manufacturer of innovative and energy-efficient beverage dispense solutions. Their clients are some of the biggest names in the coffee, food service and catering industries, and their beverage solutions can be found in coffee shops, offices, hotels, convenience stores and restaurants all over the world.

The Role

This new role requires someone with all-around knowledge of the coffee, catering, water, and office refreshments industry. Someone with coffee experience would be an advantage. Key to the role is managing and growing the business within the existing customer base. It requires working with distributors/dealers on new projects and tenders while providing the tools to the distributor's sales teams to promote the company.

  • Responsible for promoting and selling products and services to Key customers in the London and SE area.

  • Reach or exceed the business targets set through effective management of the existing database and by developing new opportunities through promotional activity and educational training programmes.

  • Continually maintain a professional image of the company with integrity, passion and in-person contact.

  • Maintain and grow the existing distributor database across the coffee, catering & water sectors.

  • Open new accounts in the London area in line with company trading terms.

  • Monitor market conditions, product innovations and competitors’ products, prices, and sales.

  • Effectively manage a call schedule to adequately cover a sales territory

 

The person

The company is committed to recruiting people from all walks of life and backgrounds to reflect their customers and their community and to help make their business stronger. To support their people they offer family-friendly, inclusive employment policies, flexible working arrangements and an employee support programme open to everyone.

The successful candidate will demonstrate:

  • 2/3 years’ experience in a similar role

  • Professional, self-driven, efficient, and ambitious personality.

  • Curiosity and willingness to learn

  • A strong customer focus

  • A good communicator with good interpersonal skills

  • Ability to multi-task and work well under pressure.

  • Good attention to detail

  • Ability to work unsupervised & to use their own initiative

Unfortunately, the overwhelming number of applications we receive means that we aren’t always able to respond individually. If your application has been successful we will contact you within 48 hours to discuss the vacancy in more detail.